The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 470 546 565
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 153 100 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 125 66 52
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.18%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35568 35193 37397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.83% 85.75% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30366 29588 30257
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +60 13 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Dagenham - 2 £50,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 118 (45.21%) Information Security
2 72 (27.59%) SQL
3 71 (27.20%) Java
4 70 (26.82%) Penetration Testing
5 69 (26.44%) Windows
6 67 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (24.14%) QA
8 61 (23.37%) Finance
8 61 (23.37%) C#
9 59 (22.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 50 (19.16%) CISSP
11 48 (18.39%) Firewall
11 48 (18.39%) .NET
11 48 (18.39%) Linux
12 47 (18.01%) Selenium
13 46 (17.62%) OWASP
13 46 (17.62%) Wireless
14 45 (17.24%) Management Information System
15 44 (16.86%) SDLC
16 43 (16.48%) Degree
16 43 (16.48%) Security Cleared
16 43 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 40 (15.33%) C++
17 40 (15.33%) C
18 39 (14.94%) TCP/IP
18 39 (14.94%) Microsoft
19 35 (13.41%) Risk Management
19 35 (13.41%) TOGAF
19 35 (13.41%) Security Architecture
19 35 (13.41%) SABSA

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.51%) IIS
2 14 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.45%) Apache
4 8 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.15%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.77%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.77%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.39%) Firewall
2 46 (17.62%) Wireless
3 39 (14.94%) TCP/IP
4 33 (12.64%) Network Security
5 23 (8.81%) WAN
6 17 (6.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (4.98%) LAN
8 11 (4.21%) HTTP
9 10 (3.83%) BGP
9 10 (3.83%) iSCSI
9 10 (3.83%) MPLS
9 10 (3.83%) SAN
9 10 (3.83%) VPLS
10 7 (2.68%) DNS
11 6 (2.30%) ASN.1
12 5 (1.92%) Wireless Security
13 4 (1.53%) Internet
14 2 (0.77%) Intranet
15 1 (0.38%) NFC
15 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.51%) Big Data
3 15 (5.75%) GIS
4 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.38%) MySQL
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (18.01%) Selenium
2 34 (13.03%) WebDriver
3 32 (12.26%) Cucumber
4 24 (9.20%) Burp Suite
5 20 (7.66%) Git (software)
5 20 (7.66%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.66%) SoapUI
6 19 (7.28%) Metasploit
7 16 (6.13%) JMeter
8 14 (5.36%) IntelliJ
8 14 (5.36%) JIRA
9 13 (4.98%) sqlmap
10 12 (4.60%) WATIR
11 10 (3.83%) Paros
11 10 (3.83%) SpecFlow
12 9 (3.45%) Gerrit
12 9 (3.45%) LoadRunner
12 9 (3.45%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.07%) Gradle
13 8 (3.07%) RubyMine
General
1 61 (23.37%) Finance
2 23 (8.81%) Banking
3 12 (4.60%) Financial Institution
3 12 (4.60%) Marketing
3 12 (4.60%) Retail
4 11 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.83%) Electronics
5 10 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.68%) Law
7 6 (2.30%) Games
7 6 (2.30%) Legal
8 3 (1.15%) Publishing
9 2 (0.77%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Hebrew Language
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (18.77%) Analyst
2 47 (18.01%) Tester
3 43 (16.48%) Architect
3 43 (16.48%) Penetration Tester
4 39 (14.94%) Security Architect
5 28 (10.73%) Security Engineer
6 23 (8.81%) Security Analyst
7 21 (8.05%) Application Security Specialist
7 21 (8.05%) Applications Specialist
7 21 (8.05%) Security Specialist
8 17 (6.51%) Applications Engineer
8 17 (6.51%) Test Analyst
9 16 (6.13%) Information Analyst
9 16 (6.13%) Information Security Analyst
10 14 (5.36%) Consultant
10 14 (5.36%) Security Penetration Tester
10 14 (5.36%) Security Tester
11 10 (3.83%) Administrator
11 10 (3.83%) Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.39%) .NET
2 22 (8.43%) Web Services
3 17 (6.51%) HTML
4 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.21%) Spring
4 11 (4.21%) Struts
5 9 (3.45%) REST
5 9 (3.45%) XML
6 6 (2.30%) Ajax
6 6 (2.30%) HTML5
7 5 (1.92%) SOAP
8 4 (1.53%) RESTful
9 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.15%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.15%) Java EE
9 3 (1.15%) LAMP
9 3 (1.15%) STL
10 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.77%) Middleware
11 1 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 29 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.13%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.98%) CESG
6 11 (4.21%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.83%) Clustering
8 9 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (3.45%) Mainframe
8 9 (3.45%) PKI
9 8 (3.07%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.30%) CMDB
10 6 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.30%) EMV
10 6 (2.30%) Semantic Web
11 5 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.53%) Social Media
13 3 (1.15%) Fintech
13 3 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
14 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.44%) Windows
2 48 (18.39%) Linux
3 31 (11.88%) Unix
4 23 (8.81%) Android
4 23 (8.81%) Apple iOS
5 16 (6.13%) Solaris
6 15 (5.75%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.60%) Kali Linux
8 11 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.53%) AIX
10 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.38%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (45.21%) Information Security
2 70 (26.82%) Penetration Testing
3 67 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (22.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 46 (17.62%) OWASP
6 44 (16.86%) SDLC
7 35 (13.41%) Risk Management
7 35 (13.41%) SABSA
7 35 (13.41%) Security Architecture
7 35 (13.41%) TOGAF
8 32 (12.26%) BDD
9 30 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 29 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 28 (10.73%) Security Management
12 26 (9.96%) Automated Testing
12 26 (9.96%) TDD
13 23 (8.81%) E-Commerce
13 23 (8.81%) Logistics
13 23 (8.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.59%) SQL
2 71 (27.20%) Java
3 61 (23.37%) C#
4 40 (15.33%) C
4 40 (15.33%) C++
5 29 (11.11%) Python
6 22 (8.43%) PHP
7 17 (6.51%) Perl
8 16 (6.13%) JavaScript
9 15 (5.75%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.21%) Ruby
11 8 (3.07%) Groovy
12 6 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.77%) AWK
15 2 (0.77%) sed
16 1 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 50 (19.16%) CISSP
2 43 (16.48%) Degree
2 43 (16.48%) Security Cleared
3 24 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 22 (8.43%) CISM
4 22 (8.43%) ISEB
5 20 (7.66%) CREST Certified
6 19 (7.28%) CHECK Team Leader
7 17 (6.51%) CEH
8 14 (5.36%) ISTQB
8 14 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (5.36%) SANS
9 11 (4.21%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.83%) CLAS
10 10 (3.83%) DV Cleared
11 9 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
11 9 (3.45%) SSCP
12 8 (3.07%) CISA
12 8 (3.07%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.14%) QA
2 43 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (6.51%) PCI DSS
4 16 (6.13%) COBIT
5 12 (4.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 9 (3.45%) ISO27002
7 9 (3.45%) JSP 440
8 7 (2.68%) HIPAA
9 6 (2.30%) ISO 9001
9 6 (2.30%) PA-DSS
9 6 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.77%) RMADS
10 2 (0.77%) SDET
11 1 (0.38%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (3.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (5.36%) Nessus
2 10 (3.83%) Nagios
2 10 (3.83%) SCCM
3 7 (2.68%) HP Fortify
3 7 (2.68%) WebInspect
4 6 (2.30%) AppDetective
5 5 (1.92%) OpenVAS
6 3 (1.15%) WMI
7 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 39 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.13%) Oracle
3 14 (5.36%) IBM
4 12 (4.60%) Sourcefire
5 11 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.83%) NetApp
6 10 (3.83%) SAP
6 10 (3.83%) VMware
7 9 (3.45%) Qualys
8 8 (3.07%) ArcSight
8 8 (3.07%) HP
8 8 (3.07%) Juniper
8 8 (3.07%) Splunk
9 6 (2.30%) ATG
10 5 (1.92%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.53%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.53%) F5
11 4 (1.53%) ICL
12 2 (0.77%) Calypso
12 2 (0.77%) Temenos
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 8 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hounslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago